The Canadian Researchers at the End of Life Network (CARENET) is a group of health care professionals from across the country that collaborate with each other to understand and improve palliative and end-of-life care.

Rothen HU, Stricker KH, Heyland DK. Family satisfaction with critical care: measurements and messages. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2010 Dec;16(6):623-31.
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Thank you for your interest in the Family Satisfaction in the Intensive Care Unit (FS-ICU) questionnaire. The questionnaire was originally developed in 2003 using a rigorous methodology as outlined in our original publication in the Journal of Critical Care, and then refined and shortened in 2006.

For more information and to access the questionnaire, please visit  https://fsicu.org/

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Chinese Yann Yuh Jou Rn, MS
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Chinese (Hong Kong) LAM Sin-Man
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English Dr. Heyland DOCPDF
German Dr. Kay Stricker
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Hebrew Michael Kuniavsky
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FS-ICU -24
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Chinese Pei-Yi Wang
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Greek Maria Maliarou
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Italian Alberto Pagnamenta
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Norwegian Knut Dybwik
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Norwegian Gro Frivold, Åshild Slettebø, & Bjørg Dale
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Portugal/Portugese Dr. Teresa Cruz
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Spain/Spanish Marco Lopez Chacon
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Swedish Ing-Mari Soderstrom
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Swiss/French Sohpie Bugnon & Claude Tonnerre
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Database MDB
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MODIFICATIONS FOR USE IN OTHER SETTINGS
Step-Down Units Family Version Dr. Daren Heyland PDF
Step-Down Units Patient Version Dr. Daren Heyland PDF
Chronic Respiratory Ward Contact Meg Hassenpflug
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Pediatric ICU Family Satisfaction David Epstein
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SCORING & RECODING INSTRUCTIONS
Overview of Item Reduction PDF
Overview of Item Recoding PDF
Instructions for Recoding and Scoring PDF
SPSS Syntax File For Scoring SPSS
Variable name key FS-ICU (34 items) PDF
Variable name key FS-ICU (24 items) DOC
SAMPLE SITE REPORTS
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Gerasimou-Angelidi S1, Myrianthefs P, Chovas A, Baltopoulos G, Komnos A. Nursing Activities Score as a predictor of family satisfaction in an adult Intensive Care Unit in Greece. J Nurs Manag. 2014 Mar;22(2):151-8.
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